The Historical Society of the Nyacks, founded in 1994, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to researching, preserving, and fostering appreciation of the history of the Nyack community.
The Society accepts the donation of historical papers and artifacts related to the community and will preserve them for future reference, research, and exhibition.
The Society sponsors periodic meetings, programs, exhibits, and trips to promote knowledge of, and interest in, local history.
OUR 2021 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
*Win Perry – President
*Mike Hayes – Vice President
*Jennifer Rothschild – Secretary
*Lee Hoffman – Treasurer
Florence Katzenstein – Founding President †
Joe Barbieri †
Mary Anne Evangelist †
Tom and Anne Hackett †
Patricia Jarden †
Marilan Lund †
Tom Morrison †
Lori Thomas †
* Signifies membership on the Executive Committee
† Denotes additional committee members
Membership is open to all, regardless of where you live. You can choose to help carry out various activities, such as recording oral histories, managing the collection, writing for our newsletter, planning programs, mounting exhibits, becoming a docent and helping with house tours, or you can just enjoy being a supporter and attending programs that appeal to you.
DONATE A PIECE OF HISTORY
We continue to build our collection of items related to the history of the Nyacks and have recently acquired new archival shelving. If you would like to donate a photograph, document or artifact related to local history, please call (845) 418-4430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have built a large library of oral histories by Nyack residents, past and present. You can listen to them at www.nyacklibrary.org/oral-